Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23018 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23018 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

The American falls from the Cave of the Winds

1853 July 9.

George Wallis

From the collection

Title

The American falls from the Cave of the Winds

Date

1853 July 9.

Artist

Description

1 drawing on grey paper : graphite, watercolor, and opaque white. | Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the side and below, from the vantage point of the Cave of the Winds. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

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Location

Bridal Veil Falls, Niagara, USA

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Tww Comment

Following a number of accidents, this access behind Bridal Veil Falls was destroyed by a controlled dynamite blast in 1955.

Credits

Collection

Collection link

Image Credit

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23018

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